Raymond Thomas Boeshart

February 18, 1919 ‒ July 01, 2015

Avon Park, Florida
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Raymond Thomas Boeshart, age 96, of Avon Park, FL, passed away unexpectedly at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Appleton, WI, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.  He was born on February 18, 1919 to the late Charles and May (Durbin) Boeshart.  Raymond graduated from Danville High School.  He married Mary Blanchard on June 9, 1946 who preceded him in death in 1966.   Raymond married Fern (Hiles) Daubenmier on October 10, 1981.  Raymond was a heating and air conditioning technician.  Raymond could fix anything and often helped family members, friends, and neighbors with his expertise.  Raymond and Fern spent their 33 years of marriage travelling the United States in a motor home seeing family and national landmarks.  Raymond loved fishing and spent two weeks each of the past 25 summers fishing in northern Quebec, Canada with his family.  Raymond enjoyed his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Fern Boeshart;  sons, Joseph Boeshart of Zanesville, OH, Mike (Debbie) Boeshart of Mt. Vernon, OH, Clarence (Lore) Boeshart of Caledonia, MI, Thomas (Carmen) Boeshart of Los Alamitos, CA; daughters, Beverly (John) Kornack of Zanesville, OH, Dot Waters of Kenosha, WI, Janet Boeshart of Chesapeake beach, MD,  step- sons, Floyd (Paula) Daubenmier of Mt. Vernon, OH, Bill Daubenmier of Raleigh, NC, Joe (Becky) Daubenmier of Lafayette, IN; step-daughter, Jean (Virgil) Dudgeon of Appleton, WI.  Raymond and Fern have 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Raymond was preceded in death by a son, Charles Boeshart; a daughter, Judy Haldeman; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Boeshart; a son-in-law, Terry Haldeman; and grandson, Rich Daubenmier.

A memorial service will be held Saturday July, 18, 2015 at the Flowers Snyder Funeral Home Mt. Vernon, OH at 1pm.  Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11am until time of service.  Burial will be at St Luke’s Cemetery, Danville, OH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the PKD Foundation P.O. Box 871847 Kansas City MO, 64817-1847, www.pkdcure.org or Life Experiences, Inc. 260 Towerview Court Cary NC, 27513-1773, www.LifeExperiences.org.

To view this obituary or leave the family with a memory, visit:  www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Raymond Thomas Boeshart.

  • Dear Fern:
    So sorry about your great loss– you and Raymond lived life to its fullest, did many things; traveled, and enjoyed life, according to his obituary. I am so happy that you two had each other for so long. At one time, you and Raymond were our neighbor.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Don &. Piar

  • Dear Boeshart family ;
    Want to send my condolences to you Fern an your
    wonderful family, on the death of Raymond since we
    moved to Michigan lost contact with allot of relatives
    saw on the computer where Raymond passed away,
    he is in a better place an at peace, your in our prayers
    Love Lucille Boeshart Bross

  • Dear Cousin Beverly and all your family….wow, what a life history Uncle Raymond had!! Surely you will enjoy a celebration of his life and all the joy he brought to yours.
    Sending love and prayers to all.

  • Dear Fern: Raymond was such a quiet and happy man . . . always so pleasant and helpful. It was a real joy to see you and Raymond come to Ohio in the summer. You had a beautiful life together, and I know you have some wonderful memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers, as are all the Boeshart and Daubenmier children and their families.

  • Dear Mike,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. I know Zelma always spoke so highly of him. You, Debbie, Michele, Brian and the rest of the family are in my prayers. Love Susan

  • Fern, so sorry to hear about Ray. What a wonderful life he had with you for all those years. Was always amazed at how he could just look at something that needed fixed or a project and already had the solution in his head, quite an amazing guy. Bev, Joe, Dot, Mike, Sam, Janet, Tom so sorry to hear about your Dad he had a great life, and to all the rest of the Boesharts and the Daubenmeirs Butch, Bill, Joe, and Jeannie so sorry to all of you.

    God Bless Pat Waters

  • I’m so sorry to here that Ray passed away
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

    Dale Kremm

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Raymond’s passing. I smiled when I read that he could fix anything. He certainly could–and with a smile. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Vickie Blubaugh

  • To the Boeshart and Daubenmier families and Aunt Fern.
    We are sending our thoughts and prayers with each of you as you celebrate uncle Raymond’s life. As we know from the Lord above we will see him in heaven and we know that those that have gone before him are welcoming him with open arms and loving hugs. May the Lord give his peace and comfort to you all.
    Rich and Janet Hiles